Simplifying the law of kidnapping – Law Commission

Posted September 28th, 2011 in consultations, fraud, kidnapping, news by sally

“In a consultation opening today, the Law Commission is seeking views on its provisional ideas for reform of the common law offence of kidnapping. The existing definition of kidnapping is unclear and leaves room for confusion. The Commission aims to clarify the definition of kidnapping, rectify the problems associated with the current law and ensure that all types of kidnapping can be dealt with efficiently by the courts.”

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Law Commission, 28th September 2011